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[movies]coffeehouse_131_William_Samuel - Mark Cohen
William Samuel, director of the AFL-CIO's Department of Government Affairs reflects on labor's evolving legislative agenda.
Keywords: labor; politics
Downloads: 78
[movies]coffeehouse_Bernie_Horn_126 - Mark Cohen
Author Bernie Horn discusses his primer on progressive political campaigns, "Framing the Future."
Keywords: politics; frames; progressive
Downloads: 49
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Common Cause president and CEO Chellie Pingree discusses the excessive role of money and private fundraising in American politics and her organization's efforts to clean this up.
Keywords: politics; money; elections
Downloads: 103
[movies]coffeehouse_134_OBB - Mark Cohen
Opening tease for Episode 134 featuring Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); Bob Borosage of the Campaign for America's Future; Mike Podhorzer of the AF-CIO; poet Angie Chuang; book reviewer Reben Jackson; and musci by BluesWorks.
Keywords: politics; arts; music; poetry
Downloads: 176
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Robert_Borosage - Mark Cohen
The groundwork for the Obama znd Democratic victory was being sown for years by progressives who bucked the conservative tide. Robert Borosage of the Campaign for America's Future helped shape a political agenda that may be realized in a new progressive era. He talks about the significance of Obama, the changing electorate, prospects for fundamental change, and the role of advocates in backing the Obama administration when it is in the right and pressuring it when it is not...
Keywords: politics; Obama; electoratel progressives
Downloads: 336
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Mike_Podhorzer - Mark Cohen
"Joe the Plumber" represented blue-collar America in John McCain's and the media's depiction of the 2008 electorate. But Mike Podhorzer, deputy political director of the AFL-CIO has crunched the numbers and, it seems, the unionized working class voted overwhelmingly for Obama-Biden. We'll hear organized labor's made the case for the Democratic ticket. (Host: Fred Feinstein)
Keywords: labor; politics; 2008 elections; Obama
Downloads: 213
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Chris_Van_Hollen - Mark Cohen
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee whose efforts helped Democrats pick up another 22-plus seats in the 2008 elections, solifying their majority. Here, Van Hollen addresses the 2008 campaign, his role in the Democratic leadership, and energy and climate change policy in the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: politics; Obama; Congress; climate change; energy
Downloads: 79
[movies]coffeehouse_tch_129_OBB - Mark Cohen
Opening billboard for #129, THE COFFEE HOUSE (May 2008)
Keywords: Maryland; politics; death penalty; poetry; music
Downloads: 289
[movies]coffeehouse_OBB_126 - Mark Cohen
Video tease for the February 2008 TV magazine, THE COFFEE HOUSE.
Keywords: arts; public affairs; poetry; politics; entertainment; labor
Downloads: 175
[movies]The Coffee House - September 2006 - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: The American electoral system is drowning under the weight of big money interests, contends Common Cause president and CEO Chellie Pingree, who offers a short-list agenda to revitalize democracy in America… Speaking of drowning, not only will there be another Katrina, argues author Mike Tidwell in The Ravaging Tide, the next great hurricane could well submerge the Baltimore-DC area… It comes down to, what is a "supervisor"? The rights of some eight million Ame...
Keywords: politics; electoral; reform; climate; Katrina; labor; NLRB; poetry; music; fiddle
Downloads: 93
[movies]coffeehouse_OBB_128 - Mark Cohen
Billboard for the April 2008 edition of THE COFFEE HOUSE: While public attention is focused on the presidential race, the political parties and independent advocacy groups â 527s â are gearing up for a battle over control of Congress. The Democrats reclaimed control of both chambers in 2006 and hope to build on their margin in 2008. We chat with the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep...
Keywords: politics; elections; greenwashing; Nationals Park; poetry; music; photography
Downloads: 236
[movies]coffeehouse_140 - Mark Cohen
Torture and Prosecutorial Discretion As former President George W. Bush once noted, torture is illegal. Thatâs true under both international and US law. So those who order or engage in torture are, objectively speaking, criminals. The International Committee of the Red Cross found that the Bush administration tortured terrorism detainees to wring information out of them. President Obama ordered a halt to these practices...
Keywords: torture; labor law; politics; Maryland; Blues; poetry; photography
Downloads: 436
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #149 - Mark Cohen
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to spending...
Keywords: politics; health care; oil spill; drilling; Afghanistan; immigration; juvenile justice; Vietnam; reconciliation; war; poetry; harmonies
Downloads: 7,344
[movies]The Coffee House- WorkLife - Mark Cohen
Although its efforts fell short of electing John Kerry, organized labor succeeded in mobilizing its members to vote in numbers disproportionate to non-union voters, according to David Boundy, AFL-CIO Deputy Political Director.
Keywords: labor; elections; politics
Downloads: 201
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Theologian Brian McLaren reflects on morality, private and public.
Keywords: spirituality; politics; morality
Downloads: 233
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former Gov. Parris Glendening talks about his role in bringing energy deregulation to Maryland.
Keywords: deregulation; electricity; politics
Downloads: 183
[movies]The Coffee House - May 2006 - Mark Cohen
Here's what's on in May: A special half-hour interview with former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening. With hotly contested races for governor, US Senate and other offices this year in Maryland, we check in with the prior governor for a discussion about who the strongest candidates are and who would make the best office holders. Glendening sizes up Doug Duncan, Martin OÃÂMalley, Ben Cardin, Kweisi Mfume, Michael Steele and others...
Keywords: politics; music; poetry; film
Downloads: 582
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Theologian and author Brian McLaren discusses two types of morality -- private and public -- and how the latter is often ignored.
Keywords: morality; spirituality; politics
Downloads: 589
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
The Right claims values and Jesus and gets away with it, argues Adam Taylor, because the Left fears religious language. (Host: Rev. Heather Kirk-Davidoff)
Keywords: Jesus; politics; Right; Left
Downloads: 220
[movies]The Coffee House - October 2006 - Mark Cohen
(1) Interview with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) about the National Intelligence Estimate, interrogation of terrorism suspects, and the prospects for a change in which party controls Congress in November. (2) Pulitzer nominee Edwin Black on his explosive, new investigative book, INTERNAL COMBUSTION, detailing the scandalous history of how gasoline-motored cars displaced electric cars a century ago. (3) Word/Dance/Theater founder and president Cynthia Word on rethinking Isadora Duncan and modern d...
Keywords: politics; Congress; elections; automobile; gasoline; electric cars; dance; modern
Downloads: 287
[movies]The Coffee House - May 2006 - Mark Cohen
With hotly contested races for governor, US Senate and other offices this year in Maryland, we check in with the prior governor, Parris Glendening, for an extended discussion about who the strongest candidates are and who would make the best office holders. Glendening sizes up Doug Duncan, Martin OMalley, Ben Cardin, Kweisi Mfume, Michael Steele and others. Since leaving office, Glendening has been serving as president of the Smart Growth Leadership Institute...
Keywords: Maryland; politics; environment; gay marriage; immigration; mmusic; poetry; film; documentary
Downloads: 387
[movies]The Coffee House - March 2006 - Mark Cohen
Gov. Ehrlich's Election Year Budget After successive years of spending cuts, and threatening further cuts unless the General Assembly supports the introduction of slot machines into Maryland, Republican Gov. Bob Ehrlich now comes bearing gifts, proposing the largest state spending increases in a generation (and without having slots as a revenue source). The apparent big winners in the 2007 budget: Corrections officers and higher education...
Keywords: budget; Maryland; Sojourners; politics; faith; gardening; invasive; native; poetry; singer-songwriter; Masai; Innocents
Downloads: 346
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